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Account book, Boston, Mass., Jan. 1802-Apr. 1804

Description

Concerns ships and their cargo, labor in fitting out ships, and cost of repairs. Specifies aspects of ship construction including "carving a dragon's knee." Other business is related to debentures, banking transactions, and insurance - fire and marine. Among the hundreds of clipped articles, poems, and illustrations from Harper's magazine pasted on the pages is a rich collection of greeting cards of the nineteenth century.

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Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1802-1804
Physical Description
1 account book
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 107
GUSN
194254
Reference Code
MS002.107

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Art
Boston
Construcion (marine)
Holidays
Maine
Popular literatrure (periodicals)
Shipping
Thomas Amory
William Payne
Material Type
account books

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